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Why You Should Treat Varicose Veins

Bulging, rope-like varicose veins are more than just an aesthetic issue. They can also cause numerous unpleasant symptoms and medical issues. If you have varicose veins, we can diagnose and treat them for you here at Colorado Skin & Vein. Undergoing vein treatment for your varicose veins will improve not only your appearance but also […]

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Itchy, Dry Skin? You Could Have Psoriasis

If your skin is dry and itchy, you could have a health condition known as psoriasis. At Colorado Skin & Vein, we offer a variety of treatments to alleviate the symptoms of psoriasis and calm your irritated skin. What Is Psoriasis? Psoriasis is an inflammatory condition and immune-mediated disease that can affect the skin and […]

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The Best Way to Get Rid of Scars

Injuries and surgeries can leave scars that are constant reminders of experiences you’d probably rather forget. If you have unsightly scars in prominent locations, consider scar revision. With the right customized scar revision treatments, we can minimize your scars, soften their appearance, and in some cases, even eliminate them to improve your skin tone and […]

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Stem Cells and Regenerative Medicine

There is a lot of press these days about stem cells and stem cell therapy. Fully understanding stem cells and how they work in the body is at the forefront of medicine. Stem cells can be used for everything from orthopedics to scar revision and even diabetes. It seems like there is new data on […]

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Introducing JUVÉDERM VOLLURE™ XC: The Wrinkle Filler Proven to Last 18 Months!

Dermal fillers have long been a popular method of combatting wrinkles, volume loss, and other signs of facial aging. The only concern has been the longevity of the results, and physicians and patients alike have wondered how scientists can advance fillers to be able to last even longer. Now, pharmaceutical giant Allergan is pleased to […]

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Skin Hydration Solution

Keeping skin hydrated in the dry mountainous Colorado air is challenging, especially for those of us over the age of 40. With age, the amount of hyaluronic acid (HA) in the skin decreases, diminishing your skin’s ability to remain hydrated. Between the ages of 40 and 50, your skin has lost 50% of the HA […]

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Skin Tag, Mole, and Seborrheic Keratosis Removal

In an ideal world, your skin would be unmarked by blemishes. No acne, stretch marks, skin tags, freckles, moles, or other irregularities would mar the texture and color of your skin. While the world we live in is filled with these imperfections, cosmetic treatments can eliminate many skin conditions and give you an even and smooth […]

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Battle of the Cellulite Treatments: Cellfina™ Versus Cellulaze™

As a provider who has been working with the skin for over 15 years, one of the most common questions I get from my patients is how to permanently treat cellulite. For years, cellulite creams, mesotherapy, and procedures like Vanquish were used with minimal to no effectiveness. In fact, up until about three years ago, […]

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Platelet Rich Plasma (PRP)

What is PRP? PRP stands for platelet rich plasma. It is simply blood that has been treated so that the growth factors and cell signaling molecules (cytokines) responsible for wound healing become highly concentrated. How does PRP work? When concentrated correctly, the platelet rich plasma can stimulate healing by giving tissue a boost of all […]

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Brotox—Not Just for Women

In 2002, Allergan introduced us to the world of neurotoxins for cosmetic purposes by gaining FDA approval for the temporary improvement in the appearance of moderate to severe glabellar lines (the vertical “frown lines” between the brows). Over the last 15 years, BOTOX® Cosmetic has become a well-known product for the treatment of fine lines […]

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